*Euro zone inflation negative in Dec for first time in 5 years. BRUSSELS, Jan 25- If the multi-billion dollar consumer electronics industry can function fine with constantly falling prices, why is deflation in the broader economy such a threat? European Central Bank policymakers have repeatedly warned of the risk of being drawn into a prolonged downward price...» Read More
A watch phone? Sounds like something TV private eye Maxwell Smart would have. But as smartphone sales slow, both Samsung and Apple are said to be working on them.
STMicroelectronics and Ericsson will close their loss-making mobile chip joint venture ST-Ericsson by dividing parts of the business between them and shutting the rest with the loss of about 1,600 jobs.
The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.
Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop took a 45 percent cut in his pay package last year, according to a U.S. regulatory filing, as the company continued losing market share in smartphones to Samsung and Apple.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Apple has held talks with Beats Electronics on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters.
CNBC's Kaori Enjoji discusses the implications behind a possible alliance between Samsung Electronics and struggling Japanese firm Sharp.
Shares in Google hit an all-time high in intraday trading on Monday as Apple shares continued to fall. Some say this signals Google is taking Apple's place.
Consumer electronics giant Best Buy reported quarterly earnings and revenue that exceeded Wall Street's expectations.
The judge who threw the book at Apple in a patent case with Samsung is now working to defend the Korean company in another legal spat.
Some in the industry believe that the technology at the center of the move to mobile money may fail to take off, meaning the deals could be prove to be a gamble.
Gerry Harvey, Executive Chairman of Harvey Norman tells CNBC he is optimistic of a turnaround in sales after the retailer posted a 36% slide in first-half profit.
Sales of Sony's Xperia Z high-end smartphone have got off to a good start since its launch in several leading European markets on Monday, said the head of Xperia marketing.
The unveiling of Sony's highly anticipated PlayStation 4 (PS4) – its first video game console in seven years – may be touted as a major step in turning around the struggling tech giant's fortunes, but one analyst said the firm didn't reveal enough.
The launch of PlayStation 4 this week is more than the start of a new cycle for Sony, it's an essential step in rebuilding the firm as a corporation.
Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.
Apple has 100 employees working on a smartwatch, signaling that the company is past the experimental period in creating the new device, according to a recent report.
Mobile devices and other digital platforms are the future of pizza, with a growing number of Australians and New Zealanders using their mobile phones to make an order.
The South Korean manufacturer's Galaxy S III smartphone is the first device to run neck and neck with Apple's iPhone in sales. The NYT Reports.
Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.